It is important that these stories are told.
These kids had family, friends, and futures that were cut down by law enforcement. The color of your skin shouldn’t be a death sentence.
The PSA — the first of a series that will be released by the “The Responsibility Program” — highlights the Oct. 17, 2010, shooting death of 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry. Henry was a student-athlete at Pace University, who was shot and killed by Pleasantville police officer Aaron Hess during a chaotic scene outside a bar in northern Westchester County, New York.
“We have a responsibility to use our platforms to unite people and foster positive change in our communities, but we can’t achieve that goal without education,” Malcolm Jenkins, Player’s Coalition co-Founder and Philadelphia Eagles safety told ABC News in a statement on Wednesday. “We want this PSA to generate productive dialogue between people of all backgrounds, so we can start to bridge the communication gap and work together to end these injustices.”
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